Participants in this hands-on workshop from Institutional Research and Effectiveness will learn how to get access to Qualtrics, explore the basic survey-building tools, create a simple survey, and then view survey results. In order to be able to make use of Qualtrics during the workshop, participants are asked to do the following by Monday, Oct. 17: Enter Qualtrics at http://www.uni.qualtrics.com; then email email@example.com with the date of the workshop they plan to attend.
Executive Vice President and Provost
This event will include a panel of UNI faculty from curriculum and instruction, geography, math and computer science sharing how they have involved undergraduate students in education research. They will discuss the projects the students worked on, the roles they assumed and the tasks they performed, and the conditions of the undergraduate research arrangement (e.g., hourly pay, stipend, academic credit). Several students will also be present to provide their perspectives on being involved in education research.
The UNI Museum will host "Rock the Stacks!," the second concert in the series featuring Clayton Ryan, Ladyspade and Amelia and Melina. This concert is part of the current exhibit "Ballroom Bash: Iowa's Rock 'n' Roll Legacy." Stop by, rock out and learn more about how Iowa has rocked through the decades.
Visit the Rod Library with your families on Family Weekend to enjoy these great activities: "Vinyl Friday" on a Saturday, listen to rock 'n' roll selections on vinyl in the Fine and Performing Arts Collection (4th floor); for kids of all ages (including actual children): self-directed activities and story sharing in the Youth Collection (3rd floor); coloring and Lego building in the Makerspace, room 286.
Michael Luick-Thrams will present an eyewitness account of the varied responses, in the spring and summer of 2015, by Germans to the arrival in their country of more than a million refugees fleeing war, poverty and ecological disaster. He will discuss Germany’s postwar history with refugees, the political consequences of Angela Merkel’s refugee policies and the implications for the United States as we struggle with refugee issues.
The College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation. Parents and friends of the candidates are invited as well as UNI faculty and administrators. A reception will follow.
Michael Luick-Thrams will present an overview of the many ways that Iowans were connected to and responded to the Holocaust and an exploration of the lessons of Iowa’s response to the Holocaust for our world today. A short film on the Scattergood Hostel near West Branch, which offered a haven for refugees from Nazi Germany, will be shown.
Join your neighbors and elected officials for a listening forum with individuals who work, care for, and/or live on the autism spectrum. People on the spectrum are our brothers, fathers, sisters and mothers. Integrated into our schools, workplaces, churches and families, they confront us with a new and broader undersanding of what is “normal” or typical. The forum is free and open to the public.
New York City actor Andrew Duff will share his personal journey, "Where Are We Now," which involves living with autism and the prospect of being 'better' in a normal society. A panel disucssion will follow. The presentation is free and open to the public.
Edward Gillan, department of chemistry at the University of Iowa, will present "Precursor Routes to Unusual Structures of Phosphides, Nitrides, and Oxides for Photocatalysis or Electrocatalysis."